Eva Mukami

Posted on August 1st, 2018

Eva Mukami

Associate

 

T: +254 709 250 000/709 250 721

E: emukami@oraro.co.ke

 

Eva is an Associate in the Litigation Department and specialises in Arbitration & Mediation and Dispute Resolution.

She has advised local and international clients from various target sectors such as energy, oil, manufacturing and financial services in arbitration & mediation, constitutional law, land disputes, debt recovery, banking & commercial litigation, and insolvency matters.

Eva recently advised a bank on enforcement of third party securities under the Insolvency Act, 2015 as well as advising an oil company on its prospective claim against the National Land Commission for denial of fair administrative action under the Constitution in its compulsory acquisition of the oil company’s land.

Eva has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Moi University and a post-graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.

“Eva has advised a regional bank in an international arbitration”

Experience
  • Part of a team that is assisting in giving Kenya law advice and representing a Canadian based energy company as co-counsel in the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes proceedings brought against the Kenyan Government in respect of the unlawful revocation of the company’s geothermal licence.
  • Part of the team representing a regional bank in an international arbitration at the ICC in a claim of USD 25 million brought by a Zambian borrower who claims he never authorised the bank to disburse funds to the borrower.
  • Part of a team that advised an international agricultural equipment company on registration of securities under the Movable Property Security Rights Act, 2017.
  • Part of a team that represented a landlord in its claim against an insolvent tenant that involved interpretation of the rights of a landlord under the Insolvency Act, 2015.
  • Part of a team that advised an oil company on its prospective claim against the National Land Commission for denial of fair administrative action under the Constitution in its compulsory acquisition of the oil company’s land.
  • Part of a team that advised an international tobacco processing company and its Kenyan subsidiary on their prospective claim for fraud and/or negligence against individuals in its employment.

Restructuring & Insolvency

Posted on July 19th, 2018

Our Insolvency and Restructuring practice group is well regarded in advising some of the largest and most complex restructurings and insolvencies.  We combine various practice areas to deliver practical advice on both contentious and non-contentious aspects of Insolvency law.

We regularly work closely with a broad range of stakeholders including banks, financial intermediaries, distressed companies, creditors, private equity sponsors, and governments.


Experience

Our recent experience includes:

  • Representing a company in insolvency proceedings against one of the largest supermarket chains in East Africa, now under administration, where it seeks to exercise its right of forfeiture, repossession and peaceable re-entry of its premises.
  • Advising a Tier 2 Bank on its rights as a lender to enforce third-party securities under the Insolvency Act, 2015 against a leading supermarket currently under administration.
  • Advising a consortium of banks in drafting agreements for a consortium of banks involved in a non-contentious insolvency matter.
  • Advising one of Kenya’s largest publicly listed companies in the restructuring of its debt, owing from local and international lenders.
  •  Advising the receiver-manager of a leading commercial bank to undertake the proposed restructuring including the powers the shareholders in the Company to sell their shares, and the company to issue additional shares to third-party investors.
  • Advised an East African government (through the office of the Attorney General) on the proposed capital restructuring of the national carrier in which the Government is a significant shareholder, including the legal implications of relinquishing its security.
  • Acting in an insolvency matter involving a manufacturer of edible salts (directors/shareholders) versus a Kenyan commercial bank in liquidation and receivership.

Recent Insights

Options for Companies in Distress on Account of the COVID-19 Pandemic or Similar Events

A ‘Dicey’ Matter: The Fate of Employees in Mergers and Acquisitions

Salient Changes Under the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020


Related Services

Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Dispute Resolution

For more information about our Restructuring & Insolvency practice, please contact George Oraro SC (Founding Partner) or Noella Lubano (Partner).  Alternatively click here to download our Restructuring & Insolvency profile.

Key Contacts
George Oraro SC
Founding Partner

 

 

E: goraro@oraro.co.ke

Expertise

Posted on March 23rd, 2018

Practice Areas

Sectors

Construction

In the construction sector, we see the bigger picture ...

Education

Our lawyers understand the pressures faced by educational and training organisations

Energy

We are at the forefront of providing our clients with legal advice in a complex regulatory environment

Financial Services

We deliver legal advice that is technically sound, practical and commercially effective.

Manufacturing & Industries

We deeply understand our clients' businesses in this vast and vital sector of the Kenyan economy.

Public Sector

We deliver meaningful legal advice, through our deep understanding of how the public sector works.

About Us

Oraro & Company Advocates is a full-service market-leading African law firm established in 1977 with a strong focus on dispute resolution and corporate & commercial law. With a dedicated team of 10 partners, 4 senior associates, 10 associates, 1 lawyer and 36 support staff, the Firm has been consistently ranked by leading legal directories such as Chambers Global, IFLR 1000 and Legal 500 as a top-tier firm in Kenya.

Oraro & Company Advocates is an affiliate member of AB & David Africa.

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